BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Police believe they have the two men responsible for a series of robberies that took place between February 9 and February 12 in custody
According to Capt. Eric Amato, Nnamdi C. Atumudo, 22, Irvington, was arrested at his home Thursday and charged in connection with three robberies while Josh Noncius, 20, Orange, was arrested at his home on Friday and charged with two robberies. Noncious has also been identified as a suspect in the third robbery and charges are pending, an updated statement said.
The Tuesday statement by Lt. Eric Amato outlined that the first incident took place on February 9 at approximately 5:23 a.m. in the area of East 12th Street. The victim in that incident reported that two men approached him, claimed they had a gun, and robbed him of his wallet.
Two days later, a man was robbed of his money, cellphone and car key by two men, one of them armed, at approximately 1:25 a.m. in the area of West 50th Street. The final incident came at approximately 11:14 p.m. on Saturday when two victims reported being robbed by two men, one of whom appeared to be carrying a gun, in the area of West 45th Street.
One of the victims in the third incident was struck on the top of the head with a weapon causing a laceration.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the City of Bayonne Police Department Detective Bureau at 201-858- 6925, the City of Bayonne Police Department Tip Line at 1-877-900-TIPS (8477) or by texting TIPBPD + the tip to 274637.
* This story has been updated to reflect that no additional suspects are being sought at this time.
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